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Prairie Schooler exchange received and quilting news!

My partner Patti in the Prairie Schooler exchange has received the hand made card and pillow I made for her. I am so glad you liked it Patti, I was getting worried as I posted… View Post

Bright red for summer!

The exchange I made for Jill has arrived! We decided to include goodies, however I do like to make the extra’s myself and this is what I made. I made the pillow and needlebook out of… View Post

What a lovely week I have had!

My exchange has arrived from Jill! Jill from Purple Peacock sent me this beautiful needlebook with a Cherub design and included a gorgeous pink and twinkly fob attached to a large needle. Jill also included a… View Post

My exchange has arrived from Mylene!

Look what arrived in the post today from Mylene! Thankyou so much Mylene for a lovely exchange, everything is beautifully stitched and finished, I am thrilled with both pieces. Mylene stitched the pillow and scissor… View Post

Butterfly biscornu and stitching news

Hi everyone, here is a small biscornu I have just finished, I am not totally thrilled with it, I got all of the green colours mixed up and ended up using different colours by mistake… View Post

My exchange to Mylene

Mylene and I decided to do an exchange between ourselves and this is what I made.I sent it sooner than expected as I wanted to surprise her, I know I succeeded because she was thrilled… View Post

Little House Needlework stash and ornament finish

My sister bought me these gorgeous Little House Needlework patterns for my birthday, apparently there is another one on it’s way but I am not sure which pattern it is. I did not have any… View Post

We had a lovely time celebrating!

Firstly I would like to thank everyone for all the comments and congratulations we received on the occasion of our Silver Wedding and my birthday, they were all really appreciated. We had a lovely day… View Post

Our Silver Weddng celebrations and old photographs

I cannot believe it is nearly 25 years since I wore this wedding dress, I have just taken this photograph and I am amazed how gorgeous it still looks, there is not a mark on… View Post

My sisters birthday gift and another blog award.

Hi everyone, it was my sisters birthday yesterday and I decided to make her a few birthday gifts, I made a pin keep and two needle books. My sister loves autumn colours so I decided… View Post